Asked in AstronomyEnvironmental Issues
Briefly describe the three major global wind belts and where they are located?
Name three global wind belts and describe each belt?
Asked in Meteorology and Weather
What is the influence of global wind belts on local weather?
Whats the difference between jet streams and global wind belts?
Asked in Global Warming, Meteorology and Weather
Where are the global wind belts located?
The global wind pattern is also known as the "general circulation" and the surface winds of each hemisphere are divided into three wind belts: Polar Easterlies: From 60-90 degrees latitude. Prevailing Westerlies: From 30-60 degrees latitude (aka Westerlies). Tropical Easterlies: From 0-30 degrees latitude (aka Trade Winds).